Athletic News & Info
The End of Year Sports Awards were announced during a ceremony in the Mebane Field House May 16, 2015.
Bill Sewell Hustle Award: McKinley Bell '18
Pat James Athletic Award: William Fleming '17
Mike Knighton Sportsmanship Award: Sage Holley '17
Senior Athletic Cup: Anthony Vaglica '15
Christ School Interim Athletic Director Duncan Parham presided over the Spring Sports Awards May 15, 2015.
Baseball - Coach Pat James
Most Valuable - Anthony Vaglica Most Improved - Quincy Grant
Golf - Coach Eric Thorp
Most Valuable - Jonathan Rector Most Improved - Aaron Graham and Carson Ownbey
Lacrosse - Coach Jeff Miles
Most Valuable - Jack Ruch Most Improved - Scott Ullstein
Tennis - Coach Laneal Vaughn
Most Valuable - Alex Dunn Most Improved - Liam Pulsifer
Track - Coach Doug Embler
Most Valuable - Payton Lange Most Improved - Marcellos Allison and Graham Lail
Lacrosse - advanced to semi-finals with 15-9 victory over Charlotte Christian and will face #1 Charlotte Latin on Thursday.
Golf - Jonathan Rector won 1st hole of playoff with a birdie to become Medalist and Greenies are State Runners-Up.
Baseball - lost in the semi-final round 10-3 at #1 Wesleyan Christian.
Tennis - lost 9-0 at #2 Cary Academy.
Senior Jonathan Rector birdied the 1st playoff hole to win the NCISAA 3A State Championship at the Dye Course at Sedgefield. Both Rector and Will Gordon, Cannon School, shot a 1 under par 69 on day 2 to finish tied with a 2-day total even par 140. The Greenies are the State Runners-Up with a 587 score, 11 shots behind Cannon School, but 28 shots ahead of 3rd place Charlotte Christian.
Link to Asheville Citizen-Times article.
Baseball advanced to the NCISAA 3A semi-final round with a 4-3 victory over Providence Day in extra innings and are scheduled to play #1 Wesleyan Christian on Tuesday, May 12. Full Playoff brackets here.
Lacrosse earned a bye into the Quarter Final round and will host #5 Charlotte Christian on Tuesday, May 12 at 5pm. See Bracket.
Tennis defeated #10 Forsyth Country Day 8-1 and travels to #2 Cary Academy on Tuesday, May 12.
Golf enters the NCISAA 3A State 2-day 36 hole tourney in Greensboro starting on Monday, May 11 with the 2nd best Index of the 8 team field.
Track has a 2-day NCISAA 3A State Meet on Friday, May 15 and Saturday, May 16 at Cannon School.
Marshall Plumlee '11 & Duke win the National Championship
From WLOS: "It was a big night for Duke as they took home their 5th NCAA Basketball championship win in the team's history."
Marshall Plumlee is the third Plumlee brother to win a national championship - Mason and Miles also won one at Duke. While at Christ School, all three brother also won state prep titles.
"His big brothers Miles and Mason cut down the nets for Duke in 2010. Both of them are now in the NBA. Interim Basketball Coach Eric Thorp '00 says the siblings are the ultimate example of playing together. "
Read more on WLOS. Congratulations, Marshall!
Additional Christ School athletics web coverage appears online on the The Asheville Citizen-Times website and the official website of the NCISAA. To find past articles posted on www.christschool.org, go to News and Events or use the search function above.